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Welding School in Austin

Learn to become a welder at UTI’s Austin, Texas, campus.

Welding School in Austin

Learn to become a welder at UTI’s Austin, Texas, campus.

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Welding School in Austin

Learn to become a welder at UTI’s Austin, Texas, campus.

TRAIN FOR A WELDING CAREER AT UTI

Welders use their skills and training to work in a range of industries, crafting new structures and parts by melting down materials. You can get the education you need for an entry-level career1 when you train at Universal Technical Institute’s campus in Austin, Texas.

36 weeks Program length
101,315 Square feet of campus area
16 Number of classrooms & labs on campus

ABOUT THE WELDING PROGRAM

A Welding Technology student trains in a UTI lab.

There are four main arc welding types used by welders in the industry today. Students in UTI’s Welding Technology program are taught all of these processes to help them become combination welders. The methods are:

Photo from UTI Sacramento campus

WELDING SKILLS STUDENTS WILL LEARN

Not only are the four main types of arc welding processes covered during the program, but students learn how to weld in a range of positions for pipe welds as well as plate and sheet metals. Courses include:

  • Introduction to Welding, Safety and Careers
  • Principles of Welding
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding I (GMAW)
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding I (SMAW)
  • Engineering and Fabrication
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding II (GMAW)
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding II (SMAW)
  • Flux-Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
  • Pipe Welding
  • Welding Applications I (GMAW & FCAW)
  • Welding Applications II (SMAW & GTAW)

A LOOK AT ARC WELDING TYPES

Students gain comprehensive training in major types of arc welding when they attend UTI. Get a look at these four processes when you watch this video!

WELDING DIPLOMAS IN AUSTIN

It’s important to consider the graduation documents you might receive when enrolling in a program, as they can help you stand out to employers when searching for jobs. Those graduating from the Welding program at UTI Austin will earn diplomas.

TRAINING CREATED WITH LINCOLN ELECTRIC

UTI’s relationship with Lincoln Electric allows students to train with the brand’s state-of-the industry technology.

UTI’s Welding Technology program was developed in conjunction with Lincoln Electric, a leader in the development, manufacturing and design of welding technology. Students train on current brand technology, including VRTEX® virtual welders.

CAREER OUTLOOK & OPPORTUNITIES

You can prepare for roles in several industries when you get an education in welding. These might include:

  • Manufacturing
  • Aerospace
  • Railroad track repair and construction
  • Construction and infrastructure
  • Automotive maintenance and production
  • Farm machinery manufacturing

Check out our welding career guide to explore more opportunities!

49,000+ Estimated average annual welding job openings in the U.S.42
$47,880 Median annual salary* for welders in the Austin area26


*Not entry-level and is dependent on factors like experience, location, and employer compensation.

ABOUT THE CAMPUS

There’s plenty to do in Austin, Texas, which makes it a great place to get your welding training. Catch a concert at one of the local music venues or venture to a nearby raceway, like Circuit of The Americas.

CAMPUS LOCATION

301 W. Howard Lane
   Austin, TX 78753

M-F | 8am-5pm | Hours
M-F | 9:30am & 2:30pm | Campus Tours


737-284-3100 | Campus
737-284-3194 | Admissions
844-338-0033 | Financial Aid
909-222-9626 | Housing Assistance
469-442-6928 | Student & Career Services

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Both virtual and in-person events are hosted at UTI year-round. Check out the calendar below to keep up with what’s going on.

GET WELDING TRAINING AT UTI

In just 36 weeks, UTI helps students train to become skilled combination welders. Talk with an Admissions Representative today to get started on your journey!